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Polarstar Peak (77°32′S 86°9′W) is a peak rising above 2,400 m, standing 3 nautical miles (6 km) north of Mount Ulmer in Gromshin Heights on the east side of northern Sentinel Range in Ellsworth Mountains, Antarctica. It surmounts the head of Vicha Glacier to the southeast.

Map of Polarstar Peak, Antarctica

The peak was discovered by Lincoln Ellsworth on his trans-Antarctic flight of November 23, 1935. It was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for the airplane Polar Star in which Ellsworth made the historic flight.

 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Polarstar Peak" (content from the Geographic Names Information System).

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Polarstar Peak Wikipedia


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